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Auctioneer Licenses
Auctioneering is any public sale of real or personal property in any manner, whether in-person, via written offers or bids, or online, when offers or bids are made by prospective purchaser and the property is sold to the highest bidder, without reserve and without the requirements of a minimum bid or other conditions which limit the sale other than to the highest bidder. No person in the state of West Virginia can conduct an auction as an auctioneer in the State of West Virginia unless he or she has first obtained a license from the Commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture as stated in West Virginia Code ยง19-2C-2.

Reciprocity is available through the following states:




Alabama Ohio
Florida Pennsylvania
Georgia South Carolina
Indiana Tennessee
Kentucky Texas
North Carolina Virginia